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're tracking developing news of an accident that shut down a san francisco intersection. a driver took out a fire hydrant at folsom and essex near the onramp to the bay bridge. claudine wong is out there. are they getting close to reopening it yet, claudine? >> reporter: well, close, probably not but they are doing some important work right now. within the last half-hour since we last checked in with you, the crews for this scaffolding company have started to arrive. once the bus gets out of the way, you can see the work they are doing. what they told me they need to do is repair the collapsed bottom part of the scaffolding. once they do that -- and that could take a while -- then they will test it to make sure it is safe. if you pan across essex, you can see the entire area is shut down. that's because the fire department is out there. if there's any question about the structural integrity. this is entrance to the bay bridge. traffic at this point, just has to go around. let me show you video from this morning. it was about 3:0 that a san francisco police officer try -- 3:30 that a san fr
: a couple found bound and gagged in the middle of a san francisco street. the discovery that turned into a homicide investigation. >>> and a huge day for a huge shipping company. why this could be a record- breaking day for fed-ex. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm it it. >>> we be -- i'm tori campbell. >>> we begin with a big rig fire. it happened at 3:00 this morning. tara moriarty is live with more. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. it's a route that this truck driver says he's taken twice a month. when he came through this parking lot here, there was a wire. he says that's not normally here. that's what the big rig snagged. if you look here you can see the remains of the truck here. now, we could see and hear sparks. there was an explosion and could you feel the heat yards away. it happened around 3:15 at sweeney camp which is part of the juvenile detention facility off fairmont drive. two men were trapped inside the big rig hit the power lines. he just happens to be a volunteer firefighter. >> he trains as a volunteer firefighter told him if you are in energ
. >>>-- san francisco grieves with those affected by the need less and horrifying violence this morning in connecticut. school staff in san francisco say they are ready to help students and family who may be reacting to this tragedy. as law enforcement unraveled what led to today's shooting. people are asking themselves why would somebody do such a thing. jade hernandez live in san francisco with what medical experts had to say. >> reporter: experts do agree this young man was very, very sick. a former fbi profiler who now heads his own security firm says the shooter had to exhibit warning signs. >> always something that precedes this, it doesn't come out of the blue. >> there must have been some interaction, must have been some conversation, some communication that he was, he was sick. >> reporter: our society provided him an idea on how to punish people around him for whatever he might have felt. >> it has to do with our culture, hollywood, movies, it has to do with the gun culture. >> reporter: the medical director at alta base medical center is clear about one thing. >> things happe
in the upcoming term. california's proposition 8 is not on that list. ktvu's brian flores is in san francisco to tell us what that means for same-sex marriage here in california. >> reporter: hi, dave, good morning. it appears for now that opponents of proposition 8 will have to wait until the end of the week for any decision on this from the u.s. supreme court. we were waiting to hear some decision. but it appears the supreme court will at least delay it until about friday, though. the key was whether the prop was gonna be on their cases. now, if that happens, that means the decision won't come until june. this postpones any decision until later this week. come friday morning, we'll be at this to see if the supreme court agrees with the lower court on whether gay marriage is unconstitutional or if they will keep prop 8 as voted on back in 2008. a lot of reac-- a lot of reaction from the castro district. we'll stay on this. back to you. >> thank you. now, our washington, d.c. newsroom is also following this. coming up at 7:15, we'll have more analysis of what this morning's developments could
. >>> breaking news in san francisco, a fire at an apartment building, our crew is on the way and we will let you know more about this straight ahead. >>> and it is the 124th homicide of the year we will tell you what a grandmother was doing when she was gunned down. >>> the new clues found after last week's deadly school shooting. >>> live in san jose, people are waiting out in the cold to get toys for their kids, we will tell you how much more this charity needs. >>> well, good morning, welcome to a brand-new day, december 20th, i am dave clark. >> let's get a quick look at weather and traffic, mark is in for steve to tell us how cold it will get. >>> we are all shivering and today is the last day of fall and winter begins tomorrow morning. current numbers, we do have some frost and temperatures are in the 20s and we have a few spots fairfield and concord, livermore checking in at 30s and rain showers are up to the north and i will let you know when the rain moves in and how much rainfall you can expect over the weekend, sal has an update on traffic, good morning sal. >>> w
. napa35, san francisco 46, san jose 37 degrees. definitely off to a cold start this saturday morning. forecast headlines for today, shower developing, it'll be chilly. tomorrow just a chance of a few sprinkles and the highest chance would be in the north bay, especially up toward sonoma. we are tracking multiple storms on the long range weather maps. at least for today here is the system we are tracking, the sources rainfall around eureka. already cloud cover into the area and that rainfall not to far behind. here is the forecast model. we will take it into the morning about an hour from now at eight mostly cloudy and cool. temperatures from around 30 to 45 and then by the afternoon, by 12:00 showers developing especially up in the northern half of the area. you will see more activity off shore and then throughout the afternoon hours off and on showers likely and temperatures only making it into the low to mid50s. these numbers not a big change from yesterday in places like fairfield and antioch. most of the afternoon in the upper 40s. briefly topping out at 50. san jose 54, san mate
you can see san francisco police are in the process of shutting down essex street. now the water has been shut off and we showed you that in the last half hour but there is a new problem. if we pan over here, take a look at the construction site. you can see the scaffolding is compromised with some of the metal beams going down. the firefighter said he is not sure if that is stable or if that structure is compromised so if they can get the construction guys out here to make sure that it's not about to fall, they have shut down this street and they don't know when it will reopen. let me show you video from when all of this happened because there was quite a mess out here. it was shotting an estimated 30 feet in the air and 50,000 gallons came out before they were able to shut it off. again it started with a driver running through a red light and that's what police are telling ktvu channel 2 morning news. it started when this driver tried to turn on to essex and folsom and crashed into that fire hydrant. we don't know the extent of his injuries but we have video of the driver sitting o
. >>> release at the pumps. gas prices dropped 7 cents. san francisco has the highest local price at $3.71 a gallon. oakland $3.59. and in san jose $3.57. stocks ended the day on a upnote. the dow is up 14 to 13,169. the nasdaq is up 8 at 2,986. the s&p is up 0.48 at 1,418. 346 no signs the white house or speaker of the house john boehner are getting closer to reaching a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. john boehner says last week's offer stands and it doesn't include higher tax rates on the wealthy. the white house says there can't be a deal without the increase. >> people are disgusted at the notion of a fiscal cliff took their feelings to the streets today. [ singing ] >> 75 protesters rallied downtown at noon and the raging grannies sang. the demonstration was organized by the american dream counsel and moveon.org. they are asking the public to contact john boehner. >> we are focusing our rally on john boehner and asking him to pay attention to what is good for the country instead of protecting himself. >> the group says they will target any lawmaker who tries to cut a deal over the
channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the driver is cooperating with authorities. >> three men in contra costa county have been shot within one block of each other. all three shootings happened here highway 4 and l street. two 1 gunned down this morning. one of the victims was the stepson of a man who was shot and killed on saturday. a local pastor knew the man who died. >> a father, husband, dad and he loved to fish. i see him all the time. and we were friends. >> a candlelight vigil was held last night for saturday's victim. police have not said if they believe the shootings are connected and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the man died and tonight ktvu's david stevenson is live where investigators are waiting to talk to the woman
cases are investigated despite heavy workloads. >>> the san francisco da's office has subpoenaed the deleted twitter accounts of two suspected rioters. this stems from the columbus day protest on october 6th. the d.a. wants to see two demonstrators' tweets along with photos, mentions and tweets from other users who followed them. twitter has not said if it is willing to hand over that information. >>> 7:05. the city college of san francisco struggles and deals with the financial hole. one of the trustees faces the possibility of losing his seat. chris jacke son was re-elected last month but the san francisco ethics commission said he didn't file campaign disclosure statements which track cell phoneses and expenses -- doctorses and expense -- contributions and expenses. jackson says he hopes to file the reports on friday and plan a payment plan of $11,000 that he racked up in fees for the missing reports. >>> there's still no deal between president obama and house speaker john boehner. that has not stopped democrats and republicans on capitol hill on chiming in on what should and
the bay bridge and toll plaza and that traffic is moving along nicely on into san francisco with no major problems. we also have a look at 280 and san jose and 101 and 285 are off to a great start and hopefully it will stay this way but as more people get on the road, you know how it goes, we will have some more troubled spots. here is weather, steve? >>> clouds increasing later on and low clouds mainly out to the valley but the coastal fog is also coming back. we will get some clouds and an overnight brief rain. this is a really thin system but it is going to turn much colder. overnight lows will be if i having more rain and cooler weather is definitely in the mix. our system is here and by the time it arrives it will not do much but this is not a rainy pattern and the snow will be more of a powdery type by the time it gets here. 50s for many and 60s with a brief rain and much colder. 36 in napa, 39 in santa rosa and petaluma and santa rosa is reporting fog so be careful. get used to these readings low clouds, fog, chilly lows or cold lows. mid-50s and very low 60s. >> brief morning rain
of people in san francisco are looking for a new home after a large fire destroyed three apartment buildings and damaged a fourth. that fire started inside an apartment on 23rd street near cap street around 9:45 yesterday morning. the smoke could be seen from some of our traffic cameras in san francisco. as you can see there the fire was out of control when croups arrive add the scene. >> all units on scene did a great job. it was a tough fire. they had to get in there and fight it aggressively. >> 100 firefighters responded to the scene. one was transported to the hospital because of exhaustion. no other injuries were reported. the american red cross provided hotel accommodations for 19 people last night. s cause of the fire has not been determined. >>> dianne feinstein says she is optimistic that some type of agreement will be reached to avert the fiscal cliff. both houses of congress will reconvene today. the senate is expected to work two hours from now. while president obama wants a tax increase for those earning $250,000 there is a proposal on the table that raises that income threshol
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